Hometime – another opportunity to play

I hear less and less kids today are walking home from school alone, good! What bore to walk when you can play and why do it alone when you have friends? We never walked home! We danced, jumped, skipped, hopped and ran home. Half past three wasn’t just hometime, it was playtime! So when children … Continue reading

Out of sight – not out of mind

Guest post – Ashley Rogers, Play England, coordinator for the Play Safety Forum Playing outside might be dangerous – it sometimes seems crime and anti-social behaviour is rife and around every corner. All the more reason then to keep children indoors and safely out of harms way… Besides what life lessons will be learnt from … Continue reading